6. Dialogue, Proximity and the Possibility of Community

  1. Anna Strhan

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312360.ch6

Levinas, Subjectivity, Education: Towards an Ethics of Radical Responsibility

Levinas, Subjectivity, Education: Towards an Ethics of Radical Responsibility

How to Cite

Strhan, A. (2012) Dialogue, Proximity and the Possibility of Community, in Levinas, Subjectivity, Education: Towards an Ethics of Radical Responsibility, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118312360.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118312391

Online ISBN: 9781118312360

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Keywords:

  • dialogue, proximity and possibility of community;
  • Levinas's understanding of religion, troubling frameworks of RE;
  • Common Word, shared obligation of loving the neighbour;
  • Abrahamic faiths, love of God and love of the neighbor, central;
  • loving the neighbour, and Qur'an, those in need;
  • Christianity, commandments to love God, and the neighbour;
  • justice, society, the third and fraternity;
  • neighbours and strangers, dialogue between them;
  • individuals in education, proximity of the neighbour;
  • Levinas own pedagogical work, deep political and ethical significance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Common Word between us and you

  • Love of the Neighbour in Christianity and Islam

  • The Neighbour

  • Justice, Society, the Third and Fraternity

  • Dialogue Between Neighbours and Strangers

  • Education and the Meaning of Community

  • Notes